Why Do We Recycle?

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Why Do We Recycle?

Hello, my name’s Mark Lindon. I have to admit that I wasn't always the “greenest” person. I was even known to take a risk and litter once in awhile. However, I started to study the effects of waste on our environment and energy, and I was appalled. I found myself reading and absorbing as much information as I could on the subject. Where I live, recycling isn't a requirement. This makes me mad; it should be a requirement everywhere! I sat my wife and three children down and talked about the importance of recycling. I explained that if we spread the word, we would make a difference in the world. My kids were particularly excited about this concept. Along with their friends, they started encouraging people to have separate bins for their recycle goods. I’m going to share more about this for you.

Scrapping Copper? Don’t Forget To Check Inside Those Wires

12 August 2020
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Are you collecting copper so that you can turn it in for cash at a local scrap yard? If so, one of the places where you'll frequently see copper hiding is inside wires. Here is what you need to know about looking for any identifying copper in this frequently found object. Insulated Wires Many households will get rid of standard insulated wire, which is used for electronic devices and gadgets. When you look inside the wire, you'll notice a single strand of copper that is easy to identify. Read More …

Electronics Recycling Guide To Turn Your Old Devices Into New Ones And Reduce E-Waste

20 March 2020
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What is E-waste, and why is it important for you to take part in reducing its impact on the globe? First, E-waste is all the electronic devices that you have bought over the years that have become outdated. When you are cleaning up and throw these things in the garbage, they end up in landfills and are a serious problem. Therefore, it is important that the materials in electronics need to be recycled. Read More …

Large-Volume Plastic Recycling: Common FAQs From Commercial Customers

8 January 2020
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When you have an industrial or manufacturing company that has a high volume of plastic waste, finding a good plastic recycling company is always an important thing. Here is a look at some of the questions you may have about large-volume plastic recycling.  Can you get money for recyclable plastic? Some companies do offer to pay you for certain types of plastic if they are in high demand in the manufacturing industry. Read More …

Going All-In On Recycling: How To Host A Recycling Block Party Event

6 August 2019
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As concerns about climate change intensify, you may find yourself wondering what you can do for the environment. On a local level, a neighborhood recycling block party can be a wonderful way to keep waste out of landfills while also spreading awareness about sustainable practices. Here are some tips you can use to host this type of event on your block. Scrapyard Partnership In your home, you may find everything from old electronics to metal furniture. Read More …

Nonprofits May Find Getting Involved With Computer Recycling Becomes Profitable

3 April 2019
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Even the most awesome of desktop or laptop reaches an expiration date. The motherboard may burn out, or the battery sensor dies. No matter the reason, the device is no longer usable in the office. Nonprofits and charities probably rue upgrading to new computers. Buying a new model means spending money while already cash strapped. Recycling an old computer for money could do more than bring in some extra dollars. A not-for-profit entity could create a public relations/fundraising campaign around steps to recycle computers. Read More …